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What I bought – 19 August 2015

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“I knew it,” Landsman says. “The minute I walked into the room and saw Lasker lying there, I said to myself, Landsman, this whole case is going to turn on a question of pie.” (Michael Chabon, from The Yiddish Policemen’s Union)
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Flippin’ through Previews – August 2015

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Oh, it’s a special edition of the latest tour through the Previews catalog! Will it be the new normal? We shall see!
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Review time! with Girlfiend

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“Who is the fly in your champagne? / Who’s got the body and who’s got the brain? / Let me taste your blood ’cause I’m in pain / You are the one that I desire”
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Flippin’ through Previews – July 2015

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It’s the dog days of summer (or is it? – here in the AZ, the dog days last from May to October, so I’m never sure when they actually are), but Previews #322 offers hope for the future! Let’s take a look!
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What I bought – 1 July 2015

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The Old One said, “It is not an easy thing to refuse to be worshipped.” (Madeleine L’Engle, from A Swiftly Tilting Planet)
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Review time! with Heart in a Box

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“Meat-eating orchids forgive no one just yet; cut myself on angel’s hair and baby’s breath”
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What I bought – 24 June 2015

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She even learnt the language of a strange country which, Signor Tosetti had been told, some people believed still existed, although no one in the world could say where it was. (The name of this country was Wales.) (Susanna Clarke, from Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell)
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What I bought – 10 June 2015

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“The real revolution will be when women carry arms.” (Italo Calvino, from If on a winter’s night a traveler)
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Flippin’ through Previews – June 2015

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It’s a week late, but for some, it’s still too soon! Let’s dive into Previews #321 and see what’s the haps!
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What I bought – 3 June 2015

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A man haunted by a fixed idea is insane. He is dangerous even if that idea is an idea of justice, for may he not bring the heaven down pitilessly upon a loved one? (Joseph Conrad, from Nostromo)
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What I bought – 27 May 2015

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“The scene was night in a summer garden. Pinprick stars gleamed down on shaking summerhouses. Plotters glided behind pasteboard hedges. I saw a woman, dressed in her maid’s clothes, hear her husband utter the first tender words he has offered her in years only because he thinks she is someone else. Could one catch a realer moment? And how except in the net of pure artifice? The disguises of opera had been invented for Mozart.” (Peter Shaffer, from Amadeus)
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Comics You Should Own – StormWatch vol. 1 #37-50; vol. 2 #1-11

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It’s time to look at the comic that turned a marginally well-known writer named Warren Ellis into a superstar named “Warren Ellis”! Won’t that be fun!
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Flippin’ through Previews – May 2015

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Looking at Previews really is the best time to be a comics fan, because everything is great and nothing sucks! So let’s see what’s what in catalog #320!
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What I bought – 29 April 2015

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Genesis is a great lie; but it is also a great poem; and a six-thousand-year-old womb is much warmer than one that stretches for two thousand million. (John Fowles, from The French Lieutenant’s Woman)
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What I bought – 22 April 2015

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“I couldn’t. Absolutely. I know you work en route. And I like taxis. I was never good at geography and I learn things by asking the drivers where they come from.”

“They come from horror and despair.”

“Yes, exactly. One learns about the countries where unrest is occurring by riding the taxis here.” (Don DeLillo, from Cosmopolis)
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